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Kaneko hosts art reception for Unity Lewis

Artist Unity Lewis explains to a crowd of onlookers the meaning behind some of his murals in the Kaneko Art Gakllery at American River College on Oct. 11 (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

October 13, 2016

The Kaneko Art Gallery hosted a reception honoring the work of artist Unity Lewis on Tuesday. Lewis has been covering the walls of the Kaneko with murals and turning the gallery into a home away from home. Lewis also featured the work of other notable artists such as Parliament-Funkadelic frontman George Cli...

Tattoo artist showcases photo-like portraits at Kaneko

Artist Bia Allen arranges some of the pieces that will go up on display in the Shadow Box Gallery at American River College (Photos by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

October 3, 2016

American River College student Bia Allen will have his work featured at the Shadow Box Gallery from Oct.1-16. For his current showcase, Allen focused heavily on portraits with exaggerated features. “I just really like the detail [of the face],” Allen said. “I have a little bit of OCD and I’...

Muralist and feminist presents at College Hour

Juana Alicia delivers her presentation at American River College (Photo by James Saling)

Cierra Quintana

September 13, 2016

Muralist and painter Juana Alicia gave a presentation of her work and her role as a women’s rights activist at American River College on Sept. 8 in Raef Hall as part of the College Hour series. Alicia mentioned that her passion for art and activism came to her suddenly. “There are two alar...

ARC art club creates art live at local open mic

American River College Art Club members Aerial Sudds (left) and Brianna Hulce (right) work on paintings at the live art show and open mic night at Oak Park Brewing Company in Sacramento, California on Sept. 6, 2016. The art club attended the event to make and sell art in the community. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Luis Gael

September 8, 2016

Members of American River College’s art club painted and sketched under jury-rigged lighting at the Oak Park Brewing Company on Tuesday night as part of a live art show featuring local musical talent. The event was the first of its kind and served as a prototype for future live exhibitions for ...

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